Movies and TV shows like Tru Calling

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Tru Calling (2003)
 7.4
 16K
Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that was shown on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2005. Created by Jon Harmon Feldman, the series was produced by Original Film, Oh That Gus!, Inc., and 20th Century Fox Television. The show starred Eliza Dushku as Tru Davies, a woman who works at the city morgue. In the course of her job, the bodies of dead people start talking to Tru, asking her for help. Tru then finds herself reliving their last day alive, trying to keep their death from happening.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, touching, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, back from the dead, morgue, psychic, supernatural ability, changing the future, sent to the past, supernatural, chosen one, supernatural power, mission, human nature, psychic power, siblings relations, untimely death, altering history, saving a life, female protagonist, hopes, dead, medical examiner, rivals, graphic violence, family relations, lifesaver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts

Most similar movies to Tru Calling

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and captivating films and TV series with plots about supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural power, imaginary, danger, mystery and investigation mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Tru Calling: Ghost Whisperer (2005), The Dead Zone (2002), The Listener (2009), Touch (2012), Early Edition (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, psychic power, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, dealing with death, small town, mysterious character, couples, uncover truth, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Dead Zone, aka Stephen King's Dead Zone was an American-Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, credited as "based ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychic, psychic power, time travel, supernatural ability, friendship, hopes, supernatural power, changing the past or future, supernatural, life changing experience, acceptance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 8K
The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic with a secret – he can read minds. Toby never really knew his parents and grew up in foster care, this coupled with his secret, which he shares with no one, has made him a bit of a loner. Until now, Toby ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: telepathy, supernatural ability, supernatural power, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, paramedic, crimes, psychic, psychic power, haunted by the past, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 43K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: autism, psychic power, foreknowledge, supernatural ability, mathematics, psychic, changing lives, single father, professor, mystery, investigation, hopes ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 12K
Early Edition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Gary Hobson thinks he may even be losing his mind when tomorrow's newspaper mysteriously arrives today giving him a disconcerting look into the future. What will he do with tomorrow's news? While his best friend Chuck sees the newspaper as ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, clever
Plot: changing the past or future, cat, newspaper, friendship, destiny, race against time, lifesaver, heroes, buddies, save the day, supernatural power, altering history ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, chosen one, vampire slayer, supernatural, supernatural romance, high school, vampire human love, supernatural ability, double life, good versus evil, prophecy, monster ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 28K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, save the world, changing the past or future, psychic, heroes, time travel, cheerleader, villain, serial killer ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 69K
Angel (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Angel, a 240-year old vampire cursed with a conscience, haunts the dark streets of Los Angeles alone. But after he meets a half-demon with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sentimental, witty, neo noir ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, monster, redemption, vampire vs vampire, heroes, investigator, good versus evil, vampire hunter, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 20K
The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
Style: mind bending, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: resurrection, afterlife, small town, teenage life, accident, supernatural, back from the dead, death, dealing with death, haunted by the past, serial killer, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.1
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Like most families that settle inside The Gates, the Monahans are unmoored from a complicated life they abandoned in Chicago. There's something very different about this place, almost... haunting. Named the new police chief of The Gates, Nick ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, supernatural power, witch, youth, family relations, family in danger, suburban life, lifestyle, neighbor, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 57K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immortality, law enforcement, supernatural, investigation, female detective, immortal, supernatural ability, friendship, murder investigation, laboratory, morgue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 44K
Carnivàle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: psychic, prophecy, healing power, god or devil, supernatural ability, dwarf, evil, good versus evil, self discovery, clergy, circus, surrealism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1934
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 1K
Unnatural (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Mikoto Misumi is a pathologist at UDI (Unnatural Death Investigation) Lab. She can't stand neglecting unnatural deaths and believes there must be a truth behind the deaths. Team members that work with her are autopsy doctor Kai Nakado, recorder ...
Style: cynical, serious, touching, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: medical examiner, crimes, untimely death, medical examination, employer employee relationship, morgue, boss, human nature, murder, coroner, family relations, young woman ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 38K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, paranormal activity, paranormal, small town life, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 22K
Wynonna Earp (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the IDW Comic, Wynonna Earp follows Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter as she battles demons and other creatures. With her unique abilities, and a posse of dysfunctional allies, she's the only thing that can bring the paranormal to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, enigmatic, not serious, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, supernatural, gunslinger, paranormal, lesbian relationship, lesbian, legend, justice, family relations, save the world, sibling relationship, demon ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, psychic power, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, paranormal activity, mysterious character, unlikely partners, supernatural ability, nobody believes, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Night Gallery (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night ...
Style: serious, surreal, psychological, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, human nature, supernatural ability, museum, back from the dead, witchcraft, vampire, painting, art gallery, supernatural power, deadly, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, supernatural, supernatural power, trapped, adventure, investigation, mystery, paranormal phenomena, supernatural ability, totalitarianism, german, nazism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
South of Hell (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: supernatural ability, religions or cults, good versus evil, demon, siblings relations, small town, track down, family relations, devil worship, family secret, save the world, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 82K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each ...
Style: feel good, enigmatic, exciting, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, female protagonist, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, magic, good versus evil, double life, hereditary gift of witchcraft, demon, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: resurrection, afterlife, parents and children, back from the dead, investigation, miraculous event, supernatural, uncover truth, surprising revelation, family relations, haunted by the past, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 83K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time traveler, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, time, surveillance, murder, historical event, save the day, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, future, 60s, 50s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 45K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, quarantine, foreknowledge, missing person, time travel, psychic, murderer, cure, investigation, distopia, ufo, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Declan Dunn has a fascination with mystical phenomena that began when he was buried under an avalanche and given up for dead. After he miraculously survived, he committed his life to investigating miracles and the absolute proof of their existence. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: miraculous event, uncover truth, investigation, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, haunted by the past, supernatural, back from the dead, mystery, partners, research, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.3
 151K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, secret organization, supernatural, love affair, supernatural ability, mind control, gay, survival, escapades, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, mumbai india, london, san francisco, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, supernatural romance, vampire human love, werewolf, high school, immortality, dangerous attraction, teen romance, supernatural power, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 1860s ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 2K
Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set just before the start of Armageddon, the mini-series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: nun, end of the world, apocalypse, save the world, race against time, murder, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, amateur detective, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 28K
Medium (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: supernatural ability, psychic, a vision, investigation, who done it, family relations, crimes, strong female lead, fighting crime, supportive spouse, parents and children, prophecy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 7.9
 241K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural, couple relations, small town life, seduction, supernatural ability, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 608 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, mystery, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, losing-it hero, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, supernatural power, civil war ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%